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Taking place at the American Museum of Natural History, the Margaret Mead Film Festival kicked off yesterday, with a full slate of films that tell stories centered on under-represented groups of people, including this title, which we first profiled much earlier this year. The documentary titled, Meanwhile in Mamelodi, directed by Benjamin Kahlmeyer and produced by Boris Frank, centers on a poor South African family struggling to make ends meet, while the raucous festivities of the 2010 World Cup are taking place near their town, bringing hope and joy to their community. Here's a synopsis from the festival's website: Set against the raucous backdrop of the 2010 »

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